How do you say “Really?” in Finnish when you want to express surprise or interest? 

Imagine someone tells you that they went to the gym this morning:

Mä kävin salilla tänä aamuna.

This surprises you and you want to say something like: “Really?” or “Did you?”. What do you say?

There are a few different possibilities:

Niinkö?

Ai kävit?

Ai kävit vai?

Kävit vai?

Watch this video to learn some Finnish equivalents to expressions like “You did?” or “You didn’t?” – these come in handy in conversational Finnish!

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